New Jersey State Tax Guide

New Jersey state tax rates and rules for income, sales, property, fuel, cigarette, and other taxes that impact residents.

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New Jersey state tax: Overview

New Jersey state sales tax isn't so high when compared to sales taxes in other states. After all, several products in the state are exempt from tax and New Jersey's sales tax rate is reduced in some areas. 

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Up to $20,0001.4%
$20,001 to $35,0001.75%
$35,001 to $40,0003.5%
$40,001 to $75,0005.525%
$75,001 to $500,0006.37%
$500,001 to $1 million8.97%
More than $1 million10.75%
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Up to $20,0001.4%
$20,001 to $50,0001.75%
$50,001 to $70,0002.45%
$70,001 to $80,0003.5%
$80,001 to $150,0005.525%
$151,000 to $500,0006.37%
$500,001 to $1 million8.97%
More than $1 million10.75%
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Cigarettes$2.70 per pack
Other tobacco products30% of wholesale price
Beer$0.12 per gallon
Wine $0.88 per gallon
Liquor$5.50 per gallon

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Katelyn Washington
Former Tax Writer

Katelyn has more than 6 years of experience working in tax and finance. While she specialized in tax content while working at Kiplinger from 2023 to 2024, Katelyn has also written for digital publications on topics including insurance, retirement, and financial planning and had financial advice commissioned by national print publications. She believes knowledge is the key to success and enjoys providing content that educates and informs.